Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary and the Franciscan Monastery

The church is Gothic, with some Baroque forms that it acquired in the late 18th century

In 1812 the church was partly destroyed by the French army that used it as a granary. Since 1864 the church was closed and converted into an archive

The church adjoins a monastery, the oldest in Lithuania, whose construction began in Gediminas’ times (in 1334)


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